The Police alerted the 9 January 2018 Murrayfield Community Council meeting about the growth in bicycle thefts in the area. They noted that thieves could identify targets as those properties with cars outside that have bike-carrying racks and recommended that these not be left on the car. This is a widespread problem in the City.
Friends of Roseburn Park planted 1000 bulbs at the northeast (Roseburn Place) entrance to Roseburn Park. Bulbs and tools were provided by the City Council and there was a good turn out to plant at a rate of about 500 per hour. Here's Mandy and Caroline getting stuck in and picking up some JASS time, and the last planters standing.
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Attached is why the Community Council is objecting. The City Council planning portal can be used to view the application and make comments. Search with the application reference number: 17/05071/FUL
The City Council is circulating a booklet produced by Health in Mind full of information and advice about how to survive the festive period. There are also details of the free meals happening at Tynecastle and Easter Road on Christmas Day. It is attached (and can also be downloaded direct from the council here (https://www.edinburghnp.org.uk/media/19880/Surviving%20the%20Holidays%202017.pdf)).
Western Edinburgh NP - Elaine Lennon reports that there is a balance in the Western Edinburgh Neighbourhood Partnership Community Grants Fund. If you are a local community group with a project idea to benefit people living and working in Western Edinburgh please download our application form and guidance notes (https://www.edinburghnp.org.uk/about-nps/funding/community-grants-fund/), or contact Elaine to chat about your idea: Elaine.Lennon@edinburgh.gov.uk
Initial look at the proposed TTROs for the cycle link and improvements through the Roseburn area. Public comment is not yet officially open but let us know what you think.